Author: David Bennett
Assistant Librarian (Promotions) at the University Library. An enthusiastic advocate of libraries, diversity, inclusion, equity, and social justice for all, inside and outside the workplace.

Discover Black History in the US one historic document at a time

Discover the slow but inexorable march to freedom for black people in the United States from the slavery abolition movement of the 1790s to the civil rights movements of the 1970s and on into the modern era in the Black

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New Lexis courses

Get Lexis Practical Legal Guidance certified Become a pro at legal research. Stand out from the crowd. Add to your CV. Choose a PSL Certification session and book through Eventbrite here. Become commercially aware Become a more employable pro able

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Staying well in academia

Academia can be a lonely and competitive place at the best of times, and working in isolation during lockdown makes everything more difficult. Happily there is inspiration in the form of a little book of inspiration, albeit written in the

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Happy holidays!

Wishing you all a restful (and/or productive, if you still have a small mountain of coursework to complete for January – don’t worry you won’t be alone!), a very Merry Christmas (if you are into that sort of thing), and

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A printer for all the people

You can now print in the Library without booking a study space! Send documents to print from your phone, tablet or laptop by logging onto the University print management system, Papercut, and choosing “Web Print”. Once sent to the print

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McGraw Hill limited-time Christmas offer of (e)books cheaper than from Amazon!

We don’t normally post this sort of thing but this is one offer that’s probably too good for some of you to ignore. Book and ebook publisher McGraw Hill is giving students a 20% discount off all their titles ready for next

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Christmas (opening times) are coming!

From Saturday 12 December until 3 January, the Library will be operating shorter Christmas vacation opening hours. We will not be open every day over the Christmas period and when we are open, it will be for shorter hours. Things

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Library café opening over the Christmas holiday

We just found out that the Library Café will be open from 10am – 2pm each day that the Library is open over the Christmas period, serving its usual selection of hot and cold drinks and snacks. Don’t forget the

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Run down of things happening around Christmas

Print and collect being introduced Information Services will soon be installing a (black and white) printer outside the entry turnstiles, where you can send print jobs from your phone, tablet, laptop or other mobile devices over the University wireless network

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Making the most of Mendeley

Mendeley is a versatile and powerful reference management platform that helps automatically create pre-formatted reference lists that reliably match the citations in the body of your assignment. It can save you time and hassle referencing things, whichever referencing style you

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